Author Archives: bernest

Brexit

       Freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose    “Me and Bobby McGee”, Kris Kristofferson Rejecting  Kristofferson’s cynicism, the majority of Great Britain’s electorate choose freedom over the prospect of continuing to live under the dictates of unelected European Union … Continue reading

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The Great Depression of 2016

 I confess.  I’m not expecting a depression this year. The above title is a “hook”, and I borrowed it from a book written by Dr. Ravi Batra in 1985 (The Great Depression of 1990 – Why it’s got to happen – … Continue reading

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Oil, the Stock Market, and the Folly of Youth

Bearing what all these crazed, hooked nations need, steel plate and long injections of pure oil                                                                        Gary Snyder,   Oil Most men, when they reach a certain age, develop a habit of looking back at their youthful stupidity, sometimes regretfully, … Continue reading

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